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354 women and 199 children each year

Last year we supported 354 women and 199 children with secure refuge and outreach services

45 different cultural backgrounds

Last year we provided services to clients from 45 linguistic and cultural backgrounds

1 woman is killed almost every week

One woman is killed in Australia by a partner or ex-partner almost every week (Source DVRCV 2015)

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Will purchase a pair of WARM PYJAMAS for a child when they arrive at late at night at the refuge


Will purchase a SCHOOL PACK including backpack, lunchbox and drink bottle for a child starting at a new school


Will purchase a LINEN PACK to provide fresh sheets, doona, pillow and towels for our clients when they first arrive at the refuge


Will purchase a FRESH START HOME PACK that includes cutlery, kettle and toaster when our clients move into more stable accommodation


Will enable a Kara House support worker to receive ongoing SPECIALISED CHILDREN'S TRAINING


Will allow us to carry out vital REFURBISHMENTS to the Kara House refuge

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News and resources

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Using art to give family violence victims a voice

For victims of family violence the impact of trauma can make it incredibly difficult to verbalise thoughts and get the support they really need. In 2018, we introduced the Art Therapy Program to help our clients recover.

MOVING ON Family Violence Support Group
Latest news

MOVING ON Family Violence Support Group starts July 18

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How our early intervention programs for children help

Industry news

New report on violence against the most vulnerable 5/6/2019


Newsletter June 2019

Annual reports

Annual Report 2017-18